American States Water Company (AWR): Price and Financial Metrics

American States Water Company (AWR): $82.23

-0.22 (-0.27%)

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Industry: Water


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  • Stability is the dimension where AWR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.57% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWR is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • AWR's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 9.6% of US stocks).

AWR Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 474.88, American States Water Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 92.07% of US stocks.
  • American States Water Co's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.23% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AWR is more volatile than just 0.69% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to American States Water Co, a group of peers worth examining would be CLH, ESI, ESLT, AVA, and BDL.
  • AWR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American States Water Co's official web site, go to

AWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWR's price/earnings ratio is 41.23% higher, now standing at 32.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, AWR's price/sales ratio has gone up $4.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWR 2021-04-29 6.0 4.5 33.7 25.2
AWR 2017-03-20 3.7 3.3 27.0 17.4
AWR 2015-07-06 3.1 2.9 23.3 13.8
AWR 2009-02-18 2.0 2.0 24.1 14.4
AWR 2004-12-30 1.9 1.7 31.0 15.3
AWR 2004-12-13 1.9 1.7 30.1 15.0

AWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWR, see our AWR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $79.20 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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AWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $82.23 52-week high $83.31
Prev. close $82.45 52-week low $69.25
Day low $81.40 Volume 144,900
Day high $82.69 Avg. volume 188,712
50-day MA $79.23 Dividend yield 1.63%
200-day MA $77.11 Market Cap 3.04B

American States Water Company (AWR) Company Bio

American States Water Company provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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American States Water (AWR) Down 1.1% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

American States Water (AWR) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

American States Water: Potential Buy, Definitely A Hold

Photo by iofoto/iStock via Getty Images (California Aqueduct) The Business Excerpts from American States Water's (AWR) FY-2020 10-K: AWR has three reportable segments: water, electric and contracted services. Within the segments, AWR has three principal business units, water and electric service utility operations conducted through its regulated utilities GSWC and...

Robert Honeywill on Seeking Alpha | May 26, 2021

3 Great Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Granted, they may not be the trendiest tickers in investing circles, but Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE: APD), American States Water (NYSE: AWR), and Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) are three distinguished stocks that have well-established track records of success and are certainly worth keeping in your portfolio for the long haul. When looking for stocks to hold onto indefinitely, a good starting place is to look for industry leaders, and in the case of the production of industrial gases and related equipment, Air Products fits the bill.

Yahoo | May 24, 2021

American States Water Company’s Subsidiary Recognized for Promoting Veteran Employment

American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS), a wholly owned subsidiary of American States Water Company (NYSE: AWR), has earned the designation VETS Indexes 3 Star Employer, as part of the 2021 VETS Indexes Employer Awards. The award recognizes ASUS’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing and supporting veteran employees and others in the military-connected community.

Yahoo | May 21, 2021

Utilities And UTES Dashboard For May

Photo by TebNad/iStock via Getty Images This article series shows every month a dashboard with aggregate industry metrics in utilities. The companies used to calculate these metrics are the largest holdings of the Virtus Reaves Utilities ETF (UTES), so this is also a review of UTES. Shortcut If you are...

Fred Piard on Seeking Alpha | May 14, 2021

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AWR Price Returns

1-mo 4.79%
3-mo 14.31%
6-mo 3.59%
1-year 5.94%
3-year 52.01%
5-year 118.21%
YTD 4.29%
2020 -6.75%
2019 31.19%
2018 17.91%
2017 29.76%
2016 11.00%

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